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Cruiser Aurora

Petrovskaya Naberezhnaya, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 965 089-47-23
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Climb aboard this massive training ship which belonged to the Baltic Fleet and played a key role in the start of the Bolshevik Revolution in 1917.
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Petrovskaya Naberezhnaya, St. Petersburg, Russia
+7 965 089-47-23
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Reviewed 10 November 2016

This is the ship that on November 7 1917 started the Russian revolution. It the history of an era that gave to the world the communism. It should be a stop on everyone journey to learn of what shouldn't be done to people.

Thank thor2705
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Well kept cruiser for a full century. It requires knowing its role in the revolution. it stays near the navy cades nice building and opposite to the nice ballet hall of the city. It serves as a museum but I did not enter inside. The...More

Thank mendi62
Reviewed 13 October 2016

The cruiser Aurora, built in 1900, fired a blank shell on a night in October 1917 which, apparently demoralised the Winter Palace's defenders and marked the start of the October Revolution. Having received a repaint just before our visit, the ship looked magnificent. On board,...More

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

The cruiser aurora has been recently renovated and from outside shows all its magnificence. What was disappointing was the interior of the ship itself. I was expecting to see the real interior of a war ship, to understand its operation and its control panels, I...More

Thank Danessia
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed quite big line to visit the ship, but it was worth it. The cruiser was just returned after renovation. It has quite big and interesting exposition inside of it. So you can to explore history of the cruiser and Russian navy with some...More

Thank Scorik
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

The boat is almost brain new as it as been renovated in 2016. Not a lot of information in English, but enough to understand the most important historical facts. It costs 800 RUB

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 30 August 2016

History abounds from this ship alongside the Maritime academy. The lines can be long and if it is raining (like most days) it can be miserable. For Russian history though this is a must see even if it is from the outside. This is where...More

Thank fizzy1991
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Visit it at the night, couldn't go inside, but still spectacular ship!!! Lots of memories brought back. Had trouble to take a full picture of Aurora without flashing Samsung sing in the background, please, take that sign down, it ruined all....

1  Thank Natalia B
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I was there two weeks after they brought it from restoration, they brought back it's original shine. Ship is amazing, there was very long line to get into it.

Thank Zoran81
Reviewed 27 July 2016

After visiting the Peter and Paul Fortress, we wanted to walk over to visit the Cruiser Aurora nearby. We asked a woman for directions and she told us that the ship has been removed for rennovations.

1  Thank Jolene224
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1 December 2017|
Response from Elena K | Reviewed this property |
ENTRANCE FEE (for free visit without excursions): Citizens of foreign countries with an examination of the main exposition: a) Adults - 600 rubles. from each visitor. b) Students, students - 400 rubles. from each visitor.
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1 December 2017|
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Response from Elena K | Reviewed this property |
Advance booking of excursions for groups by tel. (812) 303-85-13 2. EQUIPMENT SERVICE: 2.1. The cost of sightseeing services for visitors (citizens of foreign countries): Sightseeing tour: - Excursion in English (group... More
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